IHOP Pancake Day to support Children’s Hospital of Georgia

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Media Advisory for Tuesday, March 12

WHAT: You can help provide specialized pediatric care at the not-for-profit Children’s Hospital of Georgia when you order pancakes at IHOP for the annual Pancake Day fundraiser.

BACKGROUND: During this annual National Pancake Day fundraiser, IHOP restaurants will serve free short stacks of their famous buttermilk pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at locations in Augusta, Evans, North Augusta and Aiken. In lieu of the meal cost, IHOP guests are encouraged to make a voluntary donation to Children’s Hospital of Georgia, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

Since 2006, IHOP’s National Pancake Day has raised more than $30 million to provide life-saving treatment, programs and medical equipment for pediatric patients, including the nearly 100,000 children treated annually at Children’s Hospital of Georgia. Funds raised locally in previous years have gone toward renovations in CHOG’s level IV NICU, the special care nursery, the PICU, pediatric surgery resources, blanket warmers and much more.

WHEN:  8 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12

WHERE: IHOP, 1248 Knox Ave., North Augusta

OPPORTUNITIES: Photo, video and interview opportunities are available. Contact Danielle Harris by 5 p.m on March 11 if you plan to cover this event.

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Danielle Harris

Danielle Harris is Senior Media Relations Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-7511 or deharris1@augusta.edu.

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